stenc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun, Adjective
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
stenc
es; m. I. a smell, scent, odour Ic eom on stence strengre ðonne rícels, Exon. Th. 423, 18; Rä. 41, 23. Stencas sapores, Kent. Gl. 1178. Mid ðære nose wé tósceádaþ ða stencas, Past. 11, 2;Swt. 65, 21. Góde stencas and yfele, 56; Swt. 433, 22. I a. a pleasant smell, fragrance, perfume :-- Ys mínes suna stenc swilce ðæs landes stenc, ðe Drihten bletsode, Gen. 27, 27. Swétnys swá ðæra wynsumestra blóstmena stenc, Guthl. 20; Gdwin. 86, 19: Exon. Th. 363, 16; Wal. 54. Swíðe swéte stenc, Blickl. Homl. 145, 29. Mycel swétnysse stencg, Bd. 3, 8; S. 532, 18. Balzamum ðæs bestan stences, Nar. 27, 22. Tó wynsumum stence, Lev. 1, 9. Ða swétan stencas ðara wuduwyrta, Blickl. Homl. 59, 3. Mid ðám fægrestum foldan stencum, Exon. Th. 198, 11; Ph. 8. I b. an unpleasant smell, stench, stink :-- Se wólberenda stenc ðære lyfte, Bd. 1, 13; S. 482, 8. Ðǽr slóh út of ðære niwelnysse ormǽte stenc, Homl. Th. ii. 350, 25. Eall forwearð for ðæm stence, Ors. 5, 4; Swt. 226, 13. Stænce, 2, 6; Swt. 90, 1. Se líchoma on ðone heardestan stenc and on ðone fúlostan biþ gecyrred, Blickl. Homl. 59, 12. Micgan stencgum urinae foetoribus, Hpt. Gl. 483, 3. Stencum, 516, 32; Homl. Th. i. 68, 7: ii. 374, 6. II. the sense of smell Stengc odor, odoratus, olfactus, Wrt. Voc. i. 42, 57, 61: Hpt. Gl. 488, 23. Ða fíf andgitu úses líchaman . . . stenc, Homl. Th. ii. 372, 26: i. 138, 27. [O. Sax. stank: O. H. Ger. stanc odor, odoratus, foetor.] v. æðel-, un-, wyrt-stenc; ge-, swót-stence; adj.
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